AIFS Japanese Culture: Past, Present and Future: Summer

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View of busy crosswalk in Tokyo, Japan
View of busy crosswalk in Tokyo, Japan


Spend your summer in Tokyo, Kyoto and Nagasaki as part of the AIFS Japanese Culture: Past, Present and Future program program! You can earn 3 credits through Richmond, The American International University in London. This course is taught in English.

You’ll spend 10 nights in Kyoto, 3 nights in Nagasaki and 7 nights in Tokyo. Live in a double or triple room in tourist class hotels. Daily breakfast is included in Nagasaki and Tokyo, while Kyoto is self-catering.

Cultural and social activities include:
• Tour of Taizo-In Zen Buddhist Temple
• Trip to Nara and the Great Buddha Hall
• Guided tour of Nijo Castle
• Visit to Nagasaki’s Peace Park
• Guided walking tour of Meiji Shrine, Harajuku, Shinjuku and Yoyogi Park
• Visit to the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
• Visit to the Ghibli Museum and Akihabara, Tokyo’s Electric Town
• River cruise from Asakusa to Hamariyku traditional Japanese gardens.

  • Spend 3-weeks traveling Japan and earning 3 semester credits.
  • Accompanying faculty for the duration of the program.
  • No previous Japanese language experience is required.
  • High speed train (shinkansen) travel between each location.
  • Transportation pass for city transportation.


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We believe a study abroad experience is an essential component of well-rounded university education and we are committed to providing financial assistance to as many students as possible in support of their goal to study abroad.

$500 - $5,000

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